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Online Gear Swap

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Buy, sell, or swap your used outdoor gear – free of charge! Since 1997, MEC's Online Gear Swap has been our way of encouraging people to recycle used outdoor gear.

Add New Posting

Before you post, please read the
Gear Swap Rules. You can also look at the FAQ.

Recent Items

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Buyer Beware

MEC is not responsible for gear bought, sold or traded, or the transactions / dealings between involved parties. We do not administer, govern, or influence these relationships in any way.

Important Fraud Notice:

Be aware that internet fraud and online scams do exist. Be especially wary of people attempting to gather your personal information, or buyers asking you to cash a cheque worth more than the asking price of the item you are selling.

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Canmore RCMP are asking for the public's assistance with a criminal investigation in Alberta, in which MEC's Online Gear Swap was allegedly used for fraudulent activity. An individual has been charged with one count of fraud, and is being investigated for other fraudulent activity.

If you corresponded with someone about buying used gear that was advertised on our site using the email accounts,, or – please contact Canmore RCMP at (403) 678-5519.